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Mentor Training
Mentor training basic information




Mentor trainig is full.

​Those who have taken the 5-day intensive training at least once
*Intensive training was held in Nakajima in 2014 and 2015 in Japan.
Overseas, it is held as a one-week program in places such as Hawaii.
​ * Anyone who meets the above conditions can take this course.

​ Learn leadership as a facilitator.
​The first 3 days are classroom lectures and dialogues, and the remaining 5 days are for hands-on learning in intensive training.



April 29th (Sat) - 6th (Sat), 2023
​*This training is only available to those who can participate in the entire schedule.
​ *There will be a preliminary online meeting on Sunday, April 2nd.

Time schedule

Sunday, April 2
9:00-11:00 Online pre-meeting
​ * We will meet in advance on ZOOM.

Saturday, April 29 at Wind Museum "Boukoso"
    13:00 from JR Matsuyama station
    13:30 from Matsuyama airport
  *There will be a shuttle bus to the venue. ​
    14:30-15:00 reception & opening
    15:00-21:30 Mentor training

Sunday, April 30
  9:00-21:30 Mentor Training

Monday, May 1
  9:00-21:30 Mentor training

Tuesday, May 2nd
     9:00-12:00 Preparation for Intensive training
      (From Boukoso to Kanogawaso training venue)
--- The following is the same schedule as the intensive training---      
    14:30-15:00 Opening
    15:00-21:30 Playshop

Wednesday, May 3
0 playshop  
      *Afternoon free space (sharing)
      *There is time for late night drumming at night

Thursday, May 4th
    9:00-21:30 Playshop
      * Afternoon free space (sharing)
      *There is time for late night drumming at night

Friday, May 5th
    9:00-21:30 Playshop
      * Afternoon free space (sharing)
      *There is time for a talent show at night.

Saturday, May 6th
    9:00-11:30  playshop

   13:00-15:00 Community Drum Circle
  Venue: Wind Museum Multipurpose Hall
--- The following program is only for mentor students --- 
    15:30-17:30 Move to Matsuyama City (to Dogo area)
    17:30-18:00 Tidy-up musical instruments
    18:00-19:30 Mentor closing

*The time of the shuttle bus is fixed.
We will pick you up at JR Ozu Station/JR Uchiko Station for those who join in the middle or return in the middle.
*Depending on the content of the training, the Museum of Wind may be used as the venue.         
*Antigen tests may be performed depending on the status of COVID-19 infection.


Entry fee

Mentor training fee       145,000 yen(tax included)
*An intensive training course fee will be charged separately. Please transfer the money together.
*The training venue from April 29th to May 2nd will be held at "Bokoso", and all participants will stay at "Bokoso".
​ --- Bokoso: Shared bath and toilet, no bed making, 5 minutes by car to the venue.
*After 5/2, the venue will move to "Shikanogawaso".
---"Kanogawaso": With unit bath and toilet, bed making available, hot spring public bath free of charge.
(For details, please see the venue access from the button below.)
​ *Payment can be made in 3, 4 or 5 installments.
---There will be an administrative fee (1,000 yen/time) for installment payments.
---The number of splits cannot be selected depending on the time of application.
---Click here for a quick reference table for installment payments.

​ (Please contact us for details.)

・Participation fee includes training fee, venue fee, textbook fee, VMC completion certification fee, and lodging and food expenses. ​
・Accommodation and meals are from dinner on the first day to lunch on the last day.
・After you apply, we will send you an e-mail with instructions on how to make the transfer within 3 days.
・After receiving the transfer information email,Please transfer the full amount or the first installment within one week. After confirming the transfer, we will secure your seat.
・Cancellation fees due to personal reasons will be 60% from 30 days before and 100% from 3 days before. However, an administrative fee of 11,000 yen (including tax) will be charged regardless of the time of cancellation.
・Regarding refunds of entry fees in the event of bad weather (in the event of force majeure)
―――In the following cases, we will refund the participation fee, excluding the administrative fee of 5,500 yen (including tax), even if the cancellation fee period has passed.  
(1) When transportation is delayed or canceled due to bad weather such as typhoons, heavy fog, or snowfall.  
(2) When transportation is delayed or canceled due to force majeure such as an earthquake or flood.
​ (3) If the government, prefecture or city requests to cancel the event due to the influence of the new coronavirus.
*Personal reasons and judgments are not covered.
​ *If the number of participants is 21 or less as of April 15, the training will be cancelled. In that case, the full participation fee will be refunded.

・If the trainer cannot enter the country, the lecture may be changed to an online lecture.


​About 10 people



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